• Secretariat: DIN
    Committee Manager:
    Ms Dr Ge Cheng
  • Chairperson (until end 2026):
    Mr Raul Dominguez, Jr.
  • ISO Technical Programme Manager [TPM]:
    Ms Wenyan Li
    ISO Editorial Manager [EM]:
    Ms Sanjali Jain
  • Creation date: 1994


Elaboration of standards in the field of meteorological measurements and analyses that are focused on, but not limited to, air quality programs. The meteorological standards may include identifying:

  • Definitions of terms that may be specific to meteorological applications;
  • Sensor and system performance characteristics, with suitable values established for applications related to air quality programs;
  • Test methods acceptable to establish and verify instrument performance;
  • Test suitable for the intercomparison of analytical methods, such as atmospheric dispersion models;
  • Methods to ensure data consistency and quality, including quality assurance.

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Published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 146/SC 5/WG 6   Lidar Working group
ISO/TC 146/SC 5/WG 7   Weather radar Working group
ISO/TC 146/SC 5/WG 9   Visibility sensors Working group
ISO/TC 146/SC 5/WG 10   Snow depth sensors Working group
ISO/TC 146/SC 5/WG 11   Radiosonde Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 146/SC 5

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 146/SC 5:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 113 Hydrometry ISO
ISO/TC 180/SC 1 Climate - Measurement and data ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 146/SC 5

ISO/TC 146/SC 5 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 88 Wind energy generation systems IEC
ISO/TC 8/SC 13 Marine technology ISO
ISO/TC 113 Hydrometry ISO
ISO/TC 180/SC 1 Climate - Measurement and data ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
HMEI The Association of Hydro-Meteorological Equipment Industry A
WMO World Meteorological Organization A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
17 September 2024 Virtual () ISO/TC 146/SC 5  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 146/SC 5 - Secretariat

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